Kinderhook Industries Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Kinderhook Industries has acquired 12 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Kinderhook Industries’ most common sectors for investment areautomotive (23%) and environmental (21%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and secondary buyout (19%). In total, Kinderhook Industries has invested in 27 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2022 when it acquired Ironclad Environmental Solutions for $323M.

In the last 3 years, Kinderhook Industries has exited 10 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (78%). Kinderhook Industries’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold Stratus Video for $475M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity98
    • M&A Buy Activity58
    • M&A Sell Activity40
  • Total Sectors Invested 22
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 41
  • M&A Advisors 10

Kinderhook Industries

Kinderhook Industries, LLC

505 Fifth Avenue, 25th Floor (entrance on 42nd Street),
New York, New York 10017
United States
www.kinderhook.com

Kinderhook Industries targets control investments in companies valued between $25 to $250 million. Prospective transaction situations include acquiring non-core divisions of public companies, existing small capitalization companies lacking institutional support, management buyouts of entrepreneurial-owned businesses, and troubled companies. Sectors of interest include consumer products and services, media, packaging, industrial products, communications, and business services. Kinderhook Industries was formed in 2003 and is based in New York, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Environmental, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Manufacturing, Media, Packaging, Restaurants, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 25 250
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 41 3 7 5 2 - 58
vol $305M $323M $628M
Sell (2.8/yr) # 26 4 7 - 3 - 40
vol $1.0B $803M $43M $400M $2.3B
  98

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Continental Auto Parts LLC 2023-07-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Newark, New Jersey · www.continentalparts.com
Trilogy Home Healthcare 2023-05-01 - Trade Sale
Tampa, Florida · www.trilogyhomehealthcare.com
Circon Environmental 2023-04-03 - Trade Sale
La Porte, Texas · www.circonenviro.com
Cards Recycling LLC 2023-03-20 - Recapitalization
Springdale, Arkansas · www.cardsrecycling.com
VESTA Modular LLC 2023-02-01 400M USD Trade Sale
Southfield, Michigan · www.vestamodular.com
Ironclad Environmental Solutions 2022-08-22 323M USD Divestiture
Baytown, Texas · www.ironcladenvironmental.com
Physician Partners LLC 2022-02-01 - Growth Capital
Tampa, Florida · www.phypartners.com
Mersino 2022-01-07 - Recapitalization
Davison, Michigan · www.mersino.com
Rental Equipment Investment Corp. 2022-01-06 - Secondary Buyout
Kalispell, Montana · www.reicorporation.com
Medical Card System, Inc. 2022-01-04 - Secondary Buyout
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico · www.mcs.com.pr
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ironclad Environmental Solutions 2022-08-22 Adler Tank Rentals 2023-02-01 1
Baytown, Texas · www.ironcladenvironmental.com Newark, New Jersey · www.adlertankrentals.com
All States Ag Parts 2018-05-21 Arrow Acquisition LLC 2022-10-12 10
De Soto, Iowa · www.tractorpartsasap.com Lenexa, Kansas · www.arrowmhp.com
Rental Equipment Investment Corp. 2022-01-06 Cahill Services LLC 2022-05-31 4
Kalispell, Montana · www.reicorporation.com Houston, Texas · www.cahillservices.com
Primal Pet Group 2021-08-17 Prairie Dog Pet Products 2021-08-17 2
Fairfield, California · www.primalpetfoods.com Grand Prairie, Texas · www.prairiedogpetproducts.com
Capital Waste Services 2019-08-20 Santek Waste Services, Inc. - Certain Assets 2021-05-06 9
Columbia, South Carolina · www.capwasteservices.com Cleveland, Tennessee
Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. 2012-01-01 Consolidated Asset Recovery Systems, Inc. 2019-04-03 7
Nashville, Tennessee · www.primeritus.com Austin, Texas · www.ez-recovery.com
Gold Medal Environmental 2018-01-30 Apple Valley Waste, Inc. 2018-12-03 4
Deptford, New Jersey · www.goldmedal.net Kearneysville, West Virginia · www.applevalleywaste.com
CSDVRS LLC 2015-02-09 Purple Communications, Inc. 2017-02-15 1
Clearwater, Florida · www.zvrs.com Rocklin, California · www.purple.us
Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. 2012-01-01 Roquemore & Roquemore, Inc. 2016-01-21 6
Nashville, Tennessee · www.primeritus.com Garland, Texas · www.roquemore.com
Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. 2012-01-01 Renovo Services LLC 2012-10-17 5
Nashville, Tennessee · www.primeritus.com Grand Rapid, Michigan

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Automotive 8 (29%) - 13 (22%) 305M (49%)
Environmental 6 (21%) 323M (100%) 12 (20%) 323M (51%)
Consumer Products 1 (4%) - 4 (7%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (7%) - 4 (7%) -
Insurance 3 (11%) - 4 (7%) -
Business Services 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 2 (3%) -
Retail 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
Software - - 2 (3%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (2%) -
Communications 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Construction - - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Information Technology 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Life Science - - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Plastics - - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) -
Transportation - - 1 (2%) -
Total 28 $323M 59 $628M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 27 (96%) 323M (100%) 57 (97%) 628M (100%)
  Texas 3 (11%) 323M (100%) 8 (14%) 628M (100%)
  Michigan 1 (4%) - 6 (10%) -
  California 1 (4%) - 4 (7%) -
  Arizona 1 (4%) - 4 (7%) -
  Florida 3 (11%) - 3 (5%) -
  New Jersey 2 (7%) - 3 (5%) -
  Tennessee 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
  North Carolina 2 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
  South Carolina 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Minnesota 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Louisiana 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Alabama 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (3%) -
  Montana 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Missouri 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Maryland 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Iowa 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Illinois 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Arkansas 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Washington - - 1 (2%) -
  Utah - - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (2%) -
Puerto Rico 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Belgium - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 27 (96%) 323M (100%) 57 (97%) 628M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Total 28 $323M 59 $628M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (25%) - 25 (42%) -
Secondary Buyout 7 (25%) - 11 (19%) 305M (49%)
Recapitalization 8 (29%) - 8 (14%) -
Growth Capital 2 (7%) - 7 (12%) -
Divestiture 3 (11%) 323M (100%) 6 (10%) 323M (51%)
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (2%) -
Total 28 $323M 59 $628M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 18 (45%) 102M (4%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 13 (33%) 2.0B (88%)
Secondary Sale 4 (10%) 181M (8%)
Merger 3 (8%) -
Divestiture 2 (5%) -
Total 40 $2.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Truist Securities
1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis
32
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
3
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $628M
TOTAL $628M
Largest Ironclad Environmental Solutions
$323M (2022-08-22)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 7 $2.1B
< $100M 3 $140M
TOTAL $2.3B
Largest Stratus Video LLC
$475M (2020-01-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
12 (20%)
Strategic(s)
8%
5 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
13%
5 (13%)
Strategic(s)
88%
35 (88%)

FAQ

When was Kinderhook Industries founded?

Kinderhook Industries was founded in 2003.

What type of investor is Kinderhook Industries?

Kinderhook Industries is a private equity firm.

Where is Kinderhook Industries headquartered?

Kinderhook Industries is headquartered in New York, New York.

How much capital does Kinderhook Industries have under management?

Kinderhook Industries has 5.0B USD under management.

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